What is it like being a VA for 16 yrs

  I have worked for many clients over the 16 years since I started out in 2001. It has been difficult as well as easy, times where I have had enough and felt like quitting, but also lots of fun. Its been a great learning experience and I have never stopped learning. I have a … Continue reading What is it like being a VA for 16 yrs

New Coming Soon: Forty Articles for VAs

Coming soon: Series of 40 x Articles to assist you in your Virtual Assistant Business. Take Action Now and Subscribe to receive as the Article-Blog Posts are released If you like my Articles, Please Share or just share to encourage others to read, if you think the articles can benefit them, thank you   Topics: … Continue reading New Coming Soon: Forty Articles for VAs

Customer Service

I worked for a company for a number of years where providing a quality customer service was part of my job. I am now finding in South Africa, that no matter where you go customer service is dying. Some people are not interested in assisting customers at all, even if it is part of their … Continue reading Customer Service

WhatsApp Communication

Communication with Clients and Sub-Contractors is so important and today, it is made easier by social media technology. Most people have access to Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, WhatsApp etc, so there should be no reason to not keep in contact with people who we work with or for. Most people today have a Cellphone that … Continue reading WhatsApp Communication


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Alison Fourie – Virtual Assistant (VA Certified) – Affiliated Marketer

We are open for business during the Christmas and the New Year Holidays. For fast results please WhatsApp me. AMF Typing Services was established 1st April 2001, I have +30 years’ experience in Typing/Word Processing, Office Management, Secretarial Services/PA, Internet Research and Social Media Management etc. We offer confidential old school assistance to clients/businesses who … Continue reading Alison Fourie – Virtual Assistant (VA Certified) – Affiliated Marketer

*New* History of the VA Industry

History of the First 25 Years of the Virtual Assistant Industry Posted on June 26, 2017 by Sharon Williams The Virtual Assistant Industry has a rich but little-known history of pioneering individuals and organizations that saw opportunity in the work-at-home arena to develop and grow businesses that could support and sustain families. This infographic recognizes … Continue reading *New* History of the VA Industry

How to become a Virtual Assistant

Question: What is a Virtual Assistant and how can I become one? Answer: A VA is a person who works from a home office providing support services to assist clients, businesses, companies etc.   VA Networking: This ebook will introduce you to business resources available to Virtual Assistants at VAnetworking.com right now at our social … Continue reading How to become a Virtual Assistant

Clients how to work with your VA

Client procedures/guide to using a Virtual Assistant      Quotation form      Services     Contact me further      About me      Home On first contact with your VA, introduce yourself and your company, encourage the VA to check out your website and company profile, explain what your company does, so that the VA has some background knowledge of who you are … Continue reading Clients how to work with your VA

About me

About Me    Free Giveaways     Home What is it like being a VA for 16 years Hi my name is Alison Mary Fourie (nee Cousins), I am married to Dries with two children Katie 19 and Tom 16 we have three border collie dogs Scooby, Shaggy and Scrappy, I immigrated to South Africa in 1986, previous … Continue reading About me

VA Ebook

Free Giveaway – A to Z Ebook of Articles Available Now: EBook ‘How to start up a VA Business”. It is full of information on starting your own business, it is full of tips and advice. A must for newbie VAs in South Africa! For sale R130.00. Please email amftyping@mweb.co.za with Ebook as the subject … Continue reading VA Ebook